Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and plant improvements and spare parts. The strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bio-energy production. Valmet's advanced automation solutions range from single measurements to mill wide turnkey automation projects.

Valmet's net sales in 2016 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion. Our 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Application / Systems (DCS) Engineer

Business line: Automation
Country: United Kingdom
Location: Basingstoke / Warrington
Job description: Application / Systems (DCS) Engineer (JG9)

Basingstoke / Warrington, UK

Are you the new service-minded team player we are looking for?

At Valmet, we serve our customers keeping in mind our core commitments: safety comes first, close to customers, solutions to your needs and people you can trust.

As an Applications / Systems Engineer, you’ll serve our customers providing planned maintenance, trouble-shooting and service. You’ll work independently to deliver one off service activities, as well as more demanding upgrades and extensions. You’ll participate in project implementation and start-up together with our project resources. Your work will be UK wide and training may be delivered elsewhere in Europe occasionally. Your contribution to develop specified Valmet applications in projects is expected, as well as active support to our service sales. You’ll promote service solutions that brings added value to our customers and you’ll train our customers to use Valmet systems.
Requirements: • Relevant educational background such as Bachelor degree in engineering
• Minimum 2-5 years of relevant experience in the field of automation (you do not need to have experience in Valmet applications, but experience in similar systems is required)
• Ability to work under pressure in different customer situations and in different cultural environments
• Self-managed and ability to set your own daily and weekly priorities with the customer
• Passion for serving customers and for collaborating with your colleagues
• Passion for applying world-class technology to our customers’ benefit
• Knowledge of our customers’ processes and/or automation technology are considered as an advantage
• Fluent in English. Other languages are a plus.
• A valid driving licence and willingness to travel.
We offer: We offer you a rewarding position within a global industry leader and an opportunity to help our customers succeed. You will be part of a skilled team that values your contribution and is willing to support your desire for learning. Our competitive compensation and benefits package include a market-led salary, generous contributory pension, car/allowance, cash health plan, life assurance. Our offices are located in Basingstoke and Warrington with good transportation links. At Valmet, you’ll be working in a leading global company of 12 000 professionals with good opportunities for professional development.
Additional information: For more information about this position, please contact Kevin Lusher, HR Manager, +44 (0) 1254 819037. To apply for this position, please complete our on-line application form including your CV and salary required at the latest by 28 January 2018.